Inland Northwest Health Services, Harvard Medical School, Sago Managed Service, & More Discuss Cloud Computing Solutions for Mobile Healthcare

Inland Northwest Health Services, Harvard Medical School, Sago Managed Service, & More Discuss Cloud Computing Solutions for Mobile Healthcare












New York, NY (PRWEB) August 01, 2011

The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced today the speakers for their panel session entitled, “The hCloud at 30,000 Feet: Cloud Computing Solutions for Mobile Healthcare” at the Institute’s Health IT Summit in Seattle taking place August 15-16, 2011 at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel.

The panel will be moderated by Eric Wicklund, Senior Editor for Telehealth, Healthcare IT News, and speaking will be Peter Tonelatto, PhD, Center for Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School & Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Frederick Galusha, Chief Information Officer, Inland Northwest Health Services; Dr. Bob Bohn, Program Manager, Cloud Computing Reference Architecture, National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST); Mark Blatt, MD, MBA, Worldwide Director, Global Healthcare Strategy, Intel Corporation; and John Cox, Chief Information Officer, Sago Managed Service.

This panel will demonstrate that many remotely deployed applications that work on a laptop can also work on a mobile device in remote or virtual settings by using cloud computing through wireless technology.

“The Laboratory for Personalized Medicine has developed infrastructure, tools and methods to address the emerging and predicted needs of whole genome personalized medicine,” said Dr. Peter Tonelatto. “Now, we are focused on translating these tools to the clinical arena.”

The iHT2 Health IT Summit in Seattle is the premier executive summit focused on the strategies and tools that are re-defining customer care, collaboration and efficiency in the health care provider markets.

Sponsors and Partners for the 2011 iHT2 Health IT Summit in Seattle include: Absolute Software, Apixio, Catalyst Solutions, Carematix, Comcast, Drager, ICA, Intel, MMR Global, Nuance, Rubbermaid Healthcare, Sago Networks, Vidyo, vRad, AMDIS, CMIO, Continua Health Alliance, eHealth SmartBrief, Executive Insight, Frost & Sullivan, Healthcare IT News, HIMSS Washington State Chapter, IDC Health Insights, MarketsandMarkets, ReportsandReports, and SearchHealthIT.com.

About the Institute for Health Technology Transformation:

The Institute for Health Technology Transformation is the leading organization committed to bringing together private and public sector leaders fostering the growth and effective use of technology across the healthcare industry. Through collaborative efforts the Institute provides programs that drive innovation, educate, and provide a critical understanding of how technology applications, solutions and devices can improve the quality, safety and efficiency of healthcare.

http://www.ihealthtran.com

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Harvard Health Publications Launches New Consumer Website

Harvard Health Publications Launches New Consumer Website











Boston, MA (Vocus) January 15, 2009

Harvard Health Publications, a publishing division of Harvard Medical School, announces the launch of its redesigned and enhanced website to serve the needs of health-conscious consumers in search of trusted health care information. The new health.harvard.edu offers easy accessibility to the most current practical, authoritative health information, drawing on the expertise of the 8,000 faculty physicians at the Harvard Medical School and its world-famous affiliated hospitals.

“When I became a doctor,” said Dr. Anthony Komaroff, Editor in Chief and a 35-year Harvard veteran, ”most patients wanted the doc to tell them what do. They didn’t ask ‘What are my options?’ Today, there’s an appetite for information and a desire to be partners with the doctor in decision making. That’s why it’s important that patients get their health information from credible, trusted sources.”

“Our mission at Harvard Health Publications is to offer the consumers access to information that will help them make better health choices. Whether someone is suffering from a serious illness, has a chronic health condition, or just wants to know the best ways to stay healthy, we publish health newsletters, special health reports, books, and online health information that helps them find the answers they need,” said Komaroff.

The new website offers the latest health news from Harvard Medical School, and excerpts from its monthly health newsletters:

Harvard Health Letter
Harvard Heart Letter
Harvard Women’s Health Watch
Harvard Men’s Health Watch
Harvard Mental Health Letter
Perspectives on Prostate Disease (quarterly)

The Harvard Health Publications website features a number of health resources including a health dictionary which is searchable by medical condition and a guide to diagnostic tests, as well as other resources. The website also offers a free weekly health email newsletter, HEALTHbeat, and an archive of back issues. In addition, visitors can read excerpts from approximately 50 titles of Harvard’s Special Health Report series, which cover a wide range of disease conditions and health and wellness issues including:

Alzheimer’s Disease
Healthy Eating
High Cholesterol
Weight Loss
Improving Memory
The new website also allows Harvard Health Publications subscribers and customers to keep their Harvard health newsletters and special health reports a mouse click away in their personal medical libraries and offers all products both electronically and in print.

health.harvard.edu features additional health resources, diagnostic tools, and customer reviews of products.

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Harvard Health Publications Launches Online Stress Resource Center

Harvard Health Publications Launches Online Stress Resource Center











Boston, MA (Vocus) January 28, 2009

Harvard Health Publications, the publishing division of Harvard Medical School, today announced the creation of its online Stress Resource Center at http://www.health.harvard.edu/stress. The resource center was created to help the general public understand the ways that daily stress affects their bodies and how they can reduce these damaging effects.

The Stress Resource Center was unveiled by Dr. Michael Miller, editor in chief of Harvard Health Publications’ Harvard Mental Health Letter, in his appearance today on the Martha Stewart Show, in a segment titled “Stress Less with Dr. Michael C. Miller.”

Harvard Health Publications’ Stress Resource Center offers a variety of tools, including:

    How Stress Affects Your Body: An interactive illustration showing how stress triggers physical changes in the body
    How to Measure Your Blood Pressure at Home, an instructional video showing how to monitor blood pressure at home to make sure it’s not rising too high
    Q & A — The Impact of Stress: Answers to five common questions about how stress affects your health
    The Portable Guide to Stress Relief, which includes tips on taking the sting out of 10 common stressors and instructions for doing mini-relaxations: http://www.health.harvard.edu/stress-relief.

The Stress Resource Center also provides links to stress-related articles from other Harvard Health Publications newsletters and special health reports, including the Harvard Mental Health Letter, Harvard Health Letter, Harvard Heart Letter, Harvard Men’s Health Letter, and Harvard Women’s Health Letter. Topics include:

    Resilience: Remaining mentally strong and healthy during times of stress
    Caregiver Stress: When helpers need help
    Sing Along for Health: Singing to boost mood, relieve stress, promote relaxation, and enhance the immune system
    Optimism and Your Health
As part of Dr. Miller’s appearance on the Martha Stewart Show, Harvard Health Publications distributed to the studio audience 200 free copies of its special health report Stress Management: Approaches for preventing and reducing stress. This report helps readers identify stress warning signs and provides information on how to better manage stressful situations.

http://www.health.harvard.edu features additional health resources, diagnostic tools, and customer reviews of products.

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May be used in whole or part with attribution. Media inquiries welcome.

Harvard Health Publications

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